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Super Simple Caribbean Coconut Biscuits

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I love making these sweet and simple coconut biscuits. It's one of the easier cookie recipes that I make for my family and friends. They are even better with some raisins, chocolate chips or dried fruit mixed in. This recipe is very family and kid friendly and is totally gluten and milk free! Go ahead and make this recipe for tonight's after dinner snack. It will be a sure hit. I made sure to add substitutions for my vegan friends too! Makes 50 Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup rice flour 1/4 cup almond flour 1/4 cup tapioca or potato starch OR...

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Sun Protection: Why Go Chemical Free? Plus An Easy Recipe You Can Make Right Now

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I don’t wear sunscreen I’ve actually never needed to wear sunscreen since I was blessed with skin that doesn’t burn as bad as some, however some of us and our babies need some protection for our skin, occasionally. This is where my go too homemade non toxic sun screen comes in! Why Go Chemical Free? Let us break it down for you: Chemical sunscreen ingredients, often with names ending in -salate or -benzone can give a better look and feel to skin care products than physical sunscreens since they tend to sink into skin readily and dry clear. But there's some evidence that they...

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6 Innovative Ways To Use Empty Essential Oil Bottles

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I read an article over a year ago featuring ways to use up all those 'almost empty' essential oil bottles we all have laying around. I thought now would be a wonderful time to refresh that list by writing about the ones that we actually still use!  Here are our favorite ways to use up the last few drops of oil in your essential oil bottles. 1. Mattress Refresher Using this refresher and vacuuming help to reduce dust mites, dead skin cells, and germs.  Plus it is a great deodorizer! fill empty (or almost empty) essential oil bottle about 3/4s full with...

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Are You Magnesium Deficient?

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Some studies suggest that 75% of North Americans do not meet their dietary requirements for magnesium. The symptoms of magnesium deficiency are usually subtle unless your levels become severely low. Deficiency may cause fatigue, muscle cramps, mental problems, irregular heartbeat and osteoporosis. Find out if you are deficient. Combating Magnesium Deficiency With Food Dark Chocolate Avocados Leafy Greens Pumpkin Seeds Flax Seeds Fatty Fish (salmon) Bananas Magnesium Oil or Pills Sometimes you will need additional help with combating magnesium deficiency. That's where my Magnesium Oil and Sprays come in. Made with a highly absorbant form of magnesium which is applied...

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'Flaxseed Hull Extract Provided Greater Relief Than Placebo' New Study

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A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food titled, "Efficacy and Safety of a Flaxseed Hull Extract in the Symptomatic Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Parallel, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Pilot Study," reveals that men who consumed an extract of flaxseed for swollen prostate (i.e. benign prostatic hyperplasia) saw significant improvement. According to the study, The American Urology Association (AUA) Guideline, 2010, defines benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) as proliferation of smooth muscles and epithelial cells within the prostatic transition zone. The typical symptoms include: Urinary frequency Urgency Nocturia (abnormal frequency of night time urination) Decreased and intermittent force of stream Sensation of incomplete bladder...

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